Monthly Archives: August 2015

IoTT and Connected Fleet take Center Stage at User Conference

At last week’s PeopleNet User Conference (UC) the buzz was all about the new features and functionality available as part of the company’s IoTT (Internet of Transportation Things) and Connected Fleet offering. From a new mobile app to smart video

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M2M SIMs: 5 Factors to Consider

With a wide range of (Machine-to-Machine) M2M SIM card providers and airtime plans to choose from, it can be hard to know where to turn for cost-effective cellular connectivity for OEM telematics, industrial telemetry and other M2M asset management applications.

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Lower Fuel Costs a Windfall for Transport Companies

The Journal of Commerce ( has released its earnings review for second quarter for 2015 and the numbers are looking good for truckers and shippers. According to their analysis of 21 publicly owned motor carriers, second-quarter revenue only rose 0.6

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ORBCOMM Partner Portvision Wins ‘Best Satellite AIS Solution’

As part of the ‘2015 Annual Airport, Seaport, Border Security Awards’, Government Security News recognized companies for their scientific achievements and dedication to homeland security, and the Portvision AIS service once again stood out above the competition. Unlike traditional VTS

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Mantenimiento de maquinaria pesada inteligente: El monitoreo remoto reduce costos de servicios

El monitoreo remoto de maquinaria pesada puede ofrecer muchos beneficios, incluyendo la reducción de los costos de tiempo de inactividad y mantenimiento de la maquinaria. Por ejemplo, eche un vistazo al artículo sobre el sistema de monitoreo remoto de Komatsu

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Tank Ruptures, Fuel Spills and Trailer Telematics

“A tractor-trailer being used to deliver vehicles to auto dealerships was disabled shortly after 9 a.m. Thursday when its gas tank ruptured…” – Bangor Daily News “A jack-knifed semi tractor-trailer whose ruptured tank spilt 50 gallons of diesel fuel caused

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